Genevieve Dicks

CertIV(TAE), DipHumServ, DipHlthFit, BSocSc

Child Sexual Abuse and Trauma Specialist

“From your wound is born your passion”

Genevieve is a survivor of child sexual abuse and has a rich insight into trauma-related issues affecting children and adults. Her extensive experience working in child protection, drug and alcohol counselling and the mental health sector together with her personal experience places her in a unique position to empower children, parents and educators to adopt the protective behaviours philosophy.

Genevieve has spent extended periods working in remote Indigenous communities, teaching Protective Behaviours to children, teachers, parents and community groups.   Genevieve believes that education is the most powerful tool to prevent child sexual abuse. Genevieve has a strong belief in building the knowledge and capacity of teachers to integrate the protective behaviours program in their curriculum.